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Missing input validation : Server side and client side validation not present

Impact : An Attacker can execute scripts in a victim’s thick client and can perform malicious activity, posing serious security threat to the application. Recommendation : It is recommended that blacklisting, or disallowing certain, predetermined ...
5 days ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

We want to operate on ClickHouse DB and connection between DS

Our customer who is using Datastage wants to write to ClickhouseDB from different sources and write to different sources from ClickhouseDB, but currently DS does not support it, if it is supported as soon as possible, ClickhouseDB is both...
9 days ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Support for Custom Transformer (Parallel) Routines in DFD

DataStage Flow Designer in 11.7 does not support custom parallel transformer routines. When attempting to compile a job that uses a custom transformer routine from the DataStage Flow Designer interface, compilation fails. This results in a hard de...
6 days ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Sensitive information in URL

During the assessment it was observed that application was sending User ID in URL.
7 days ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Control Flow Guard (CFG) not enabled

It was observed that the thick client application, "IBM Infosphere DSDesign ", does not have Control Flow Guard (CFG) enabled.Control Flow Guard is a security feature which helps protect applications against memory corruption vulnerabilities by re...
7 days ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Data Execution Prevention (DEP) disabled and Application Without ASLR Protection.

Vulnerability : 1) Data Execution Prevention (DEP) disabled Observation : The application "DSDesign.exe" executable was not using the DEP protection. Since DEP is disabled, arbitrary exploit codes can be written and executed from memory location l...
8 days ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Improper error handling and Control Flow Guard (CFG) not enabled.

Vulnerability : 1) Improper error handling Observation : Ineffective error handling in application exposes internal application information to application users,which can help the enumeration of application components by an attacker. Recommendatio...
8 days ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

During the assessment it was observed that there was Cleartext transmission of sensitive information like username and password in the application.

FixIt is recommended to configure servers to use encrypted channels for communication by implementing TLS.It is also recommended to encrypt the passwords , It is recommended to not send any sensitive information in plain text. It should be either ...
8 days ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Integration of DataStage parameters and parameter sets in Pipelines

Parameters and parameter sets in Pipelines are absolutely necessary for designing dynamic data integrations with DataStage.
29 days ago in DataStage 1 Functionality already exists

File Connector - Definition for Internal table Location

We need the table location to be optional when we define it as an internal table. When the location is not user-defined, the Datastage must define the create table command, but it does not need to define the location. This is important because the...
9 months ago in DataStage 1 Not under consideration